The Otsego County Conservation Association is seeking nominations for its annual Conservationist of the Year award.

The award will be given to an individual, citizens’ group or grassroots organization, governmental body, non-profit organization or a business that has made a positive difference in environmental protection, preservation or education in Otsego County.

Nominations must be submitted by October 5. The award will be presented at the OCCA Annual Dinner and Meeting, which will be held The Tryon Inn, Cherry Valley, on Friday, November 16.

To obtain a nomination form, contact OCCA at 547-4488 or e-mail Download your form (.pdf).